Man Who Pretended To Be Governor Of Gombe On Facebook Arrested Over N.2M Fraud

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at 01:24 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, February 3, 2016 arraigned one Sabo Sani Labaran before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court sitting in Gombe, on a 2-count charge bordering on impersonation and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N242,000.00( Two Hundred and Forty-Two Thousand Naira).
The offence is contrary to Section 1 sub-section 1(a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act 2006 and punishable under Section 1 sub-section 3 of the same Act.
The accused person, who is a member of an Internet syndicate had, sometime in October 2015, allegedly obtained the sum of N242, 000.00 from one Alhaji Hussaini Mai- Magani, promising that he would award him a contract for the supply of some hospital equipment.
However, the suspect, whose Facebook profile bears the picture of the Gombe State governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, allegedly diverted the money for personal use.
The accused person pleaded not guilty to the charges when they were read to him.
 In view of his plea, prosecution counsel, Ahmad Y. Muntaqa, asked the court for a trial date.
The defence counsel, Rahimat I. Talle, prayed the court to grant the accused bail on liberal terms.
Consequently, Justice Jauro adjourned to February 8, 2016 for hearing on the bail application and ordered the accused person to be remanded in prison custody.

Ennyolalekan at 01:31 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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only in naija I'll see an individual disguise as governor or President. is government turn now to deal with u.
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gogoman at 01:31 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Ade bendel of the north!!
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rashjr at 01:46 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Nawa o! . , .i did not blame him as such though! Because if had it been the economy is good, things of this nature won't exist. . . .
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kp45 at 02:11 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Na wa o
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ujmaria at 02:14 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Good for him, they will catch u fraudsters one after the other
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concentrate at 02:23 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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It's easy to deceive nigerians because they are greedy
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Wazubia at 02:44 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Dull brain syndrome thats what is disturbing some people in Naija.
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winace at 03:37 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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So mallams too dey swindle pple ? Na wa o
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nwaafoigbo at 04:02 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: Hassan Rasheed  link=topic=282461.msg4685209#msg4685209 date=1454503561
Nawa o! . , .i did not blame him as such though! Because if had it been the economy is good, things of this nature won't exist. . . .
thank u
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dareper at 04:39 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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I always tell people that all these social network where u see all there celebrities profile, some of them are impostors. Especially those that ask u for money in other to help u do this or that
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Trueyarn at 04:41 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Gbaghan,jail bell don ring for him head. enter sofree go serve come back.
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zezprincess at 04:45 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Nawaooo,I no fit laff,na bad government dey cause all this rubbish,Your excellence,ranka dede,you too much.
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Powerfulify at 05:08 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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His excellency just go inside n cool ur head.
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favuman at 05:23 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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u see all there celebrities profile, some of them are impostors. Especially those that ask u for money in other to help
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bennieben at 05:58 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Fast guy annd I hope u go come out free. Baddo
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akinmanchy at 08:11 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Mugu fall, guy man chop. I no pity that alhaji at all, na greedy man

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Mopera at 10:08 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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SERIOUSLY I DNT BLAME THIS GUY, IT EASY TO MAKE IT IN THIS COUNTRY, NA THIS COUNTRY CAUSE THIS YAWA WEY THIS GUY ENTER, I HOPE GOD SEE YOU THROUGH THIS.
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princedafe at 01:29 AM, 4/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Another senseless man
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christianity at 01:46 PM, 4/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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hahaha,governor of facebook
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